Summer Zervos, a former student member of the program, can continue the litigation against defamation against President Trump, and the Court of Appeals in New York on Thursday decided to reject the president's assertion that he could not be sued.
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The decision means that the president may have a meeting with the jury, which is now scheduled for June.
The First Department of Appeal of the State of New York rejected the argument of Trump that the case should be stopped until he leaves the custody, since, as president, he was immune from a lawsuit.
"We reject the argument of President Tramp's defendant that the provisions of the Constitution of the United States prevent the State of New York ̵
Zervos was among the 19 women who publicly accused Donald Trump of a sexually transmitted offense dating back to 2016. He denied the charges and called women liars, which prompted Zervos to sue for libel.
"We are very pleased that the First Department has once again confirmed that the defendant does not exceed the law," Zervos Mariann Wang, a lawyer said in a statement. "We are looking forward to bringing the jury to the jury that Mrs. Zervos told the truth about the undesirable sexual encroachment of the defendant and his responsibility for the malicious lie."
Lawyers of President Trump argued that his words were thought and protected in a language spoken during a competitive campaign.
The President's Defense Group was waiting for a brief response.
Zervosy said that Trump had made unwanted sexual advances to her, which he objected. The first allegedly took place at Trump's office in 2007 when he kissed her.
The second allegedly happened shortly after Zervos went to meet with Trump for dinner at the Beverly Hills Hotel, where she said she had kissed her "open throat", "grabbing her shoulder, kissing her again very aggressively, and putting her hand on the chest
Zervos filed a libel lawsuit three days before Trump's inauguration.
The judge allowed the court to open the opening in order to file an application while the appeal of the president was under consideration. The deposit was scheduled for some time until the end of June.